Almond Butter Crunch Candy

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • CANDY
  • 1
    cup butter
  • 1 13
  • 1
    tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 3
    tablespoons water
  • 1
    cup coarsely chopped almonds (toasted)
  • TOPPING
  • 4
    (4 1/2 ounce) milk chocolate candy bars (melted)
  • 1
    cup finely chopped almonds (toasted)
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DIRECTIONS

  • CANDY:.
  • In a large saucepan melt butter; add sugar, corn syrup, and water.
  • Cook stirring occasionally to hard-crack stage (300 degrees) on a candy thermometer--watch carefully after 280 degrees as it rises fast after this.
  • Quickly stir in the coarsely chopped almonds.
  • Spread in ungreased 9x13 pan.
  • Cool thoroughly and turn out onto waxed paper.
  • TOPPING:.
  • Melt the chocolate and spread half on top of the candy.
  • Sprinkle with half of the finely chopped almonds.
  • Cover with wax paper and invert.
  • Spread the other half of chocolate and sprinkle other half of nuts.
  • If necessary chill in refrigerator till chocolate is firm.
  • Crack in pieces.
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